Each year when the federal budget rolls around, we’re afforded a moment of clarity. While many of us don’t want to trawl through all its pages it does paint a clear picture of what stays and what goes in our economy and day to day lives. 756 more words
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IN A SIGN tight polls mirror internal findings by the major parties showing the ALP could win on 2 July — and in a response that may well backfire — Labor “leader” Bill Shorten has trashed two years of rhetoric about “fairness” by embracing Abbott-era spending cuts he once derided as vicious, unfair and cruel. 1,827 more words
Former treasurer’s office said the release of five-year-old hire car travel details could put him at risk in a heightened terrorism environment.
AS 2016 takes early steps toward post-silly season normality, a ministerial reshuffle looms as the first task of the Turnbull government; far from finding a portfolio for Tony Abbott — who really ought to leave Parliament — those on the Liberal Right must accept their deposed leader, and the coterie assembled by him on their behalf, dishonoured Australian conservatism at a time this country most needed sound, orthodox Tory governance. 5,461 more words
27 December 2015
Both sides of politics have much to think about as a new year dawns. With a Federal election coming next year, the Turnbull Coalition Government looks assured of victory, with the Opposition looking unelectable, at least as far as opinion polls go. 867 more words